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Orthopaedics & Traumatology

Orthopaedics Treatments in Kochi.

This is a fully functional department with facilities for advanced trauma management, joint replacement arthroplasty, Arthroscopic surgery, and limb salvage surgery.
The emergency unit consists of a receiving area, minor operation theatre and a 12-bedroom with all monitoring facilities for polytrauma patients. The unit has a tertiary level trauma Center with all-critical care facilities. The ambulance is equipped with ventilator and monitoring facilities and has paramedical personnel trained in emergency management.

The joint replacement unit performs total and partial hip replacements, knee replacements and shoulder arthroplasty, on a regular basis. All the theaters have a laminar air flow system.

  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Limb Lengthening Surgery
  • State - of - the art fracture fixation

Emergency & Traumatology

VPS Lakeshore Emergency & Traumatology department provides comprehensive emergency medical services & care 24X7. With established protocols for polytrauma, chest pain, stroke, and others conditions, we provide all lifesaving procedures including resuscitation, airway protection, vascular support, cardiac support, cardiac pacing, and multidisciplinary support to the needy patients. Critically ill or injured patients with life-threatening conditions are immediately taken under the care of a critical care team of specialized doctors and the patient is evaluated, resuscitated and stabilized as per protocols. Round the clock availability of diagnostic services like; X-Ray, Ultrasound CT, MRI, Laboratory and Endoscopy, compliment the smooth operations of Emergency & Traumatology department. Dedicated minor procedure room for emergency procedures, trauma, and surgical emergencies is also available. VPS Lakeshore ambulances are fully equipped mobile ICUs with advanced cardiac life support systems for the transfer of critically ill patients.

Main objectives are :

  • Life-threatening injuries are treated promptly and in accordance with established protocols, to maximize the likelihood of survival.
  • Potentially disabling injuries are treated appropriately, so as to minimize functional impairment and to maximize the return to independence.
  • Pain and psychological suffering are minimized

Dr. Lazar J Chandy

Sr. Consultant and Head Of Division of Orthopaedic Traumatology And HOD Accident and Emergency


MBBS, D.Ortho, MS Ortho


    • Orthopaedic Surgeon Kerala Health Services 1978 – 1981.
    • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and HOD - City Hospital 1984 – 2003.
    • Training in Total Joint replacement Surgery, Orthopaedic University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany.
    • Registrar Orthopedics – Middlesbrough General Hospital, UK.
    • Sr. Consultant and Head Of Division of Orthopaedic Traumatology And HOD Accident and Emergency – Lakeshore Hospital 2003 till Date.

Dr. Lazar J Chandy

Sr. Consultant and Head Of Division of Orthopaedic Traumatology And HOD Accident and Emergency

News & events



8 month old underweight baby undergoes successful liver transplant at Lakeshore Hospital

A team of experts of VPS Lakeshore, led by Dr. Abhishek Yadav, successfully performed liver transplantation on an 8-month old underweight baby who had underdeveloped lungs.



Dr. Shamsheer Vayaylil wins award from Kerala State Minority Welfare Department.

Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman and Managing Director of VPS Healthcare, wins award from Kerala State Minority Welfare department.



Project Samaritan Mass Programme launched

Project Samaritan Mass Programme launched




VPS Lakeshore is organizing a Cardiac Science Medical Camp from 20th - 25th of January.



Cardiac medical camp at VPS Lakeshore hospital

The Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery departments of VPS Lakeshore Hospital will be organizing a cardiac medical camp on January 20-25, 2020.



VPS Healthcare Signs MoU With Dubai Health Authority.

VPS Lakeshore now signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Health Authority



Dubai Health Authority visits VPS Lakeshore

A senior delegation of Dubai Health Authority officials led by His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), visited VPS Lakeshore Hospital.




A Sleep workshop has been organized at VPS Lakeshore hospital, as part of NAPCON, a joint national conference of Indian Chest Society and national college of chest physicians.